Sleep Advice for Adults

Sleep Advice for Adults

With all of the emphasis we put on getting our babies to sleep, we tend to forget how essential it is to adults as well. I’ve worked with a lot of parents who, after getting their babies sleeping through the night, didn’t do anything to improve their own sleep habits, and still complained of feeling tired throughout the day. There’s just no denying it, sleep is a cornerstone of our health and well-being, and adults can have as much of… Continue Reading

When is the Right Time to Potty Train?

When is the Right Time to Potty Train?

As you’ve probably come to understand by now, no parenting question has a perfect, specific answer. There are always factors to consider when deciding whether or not to encourage your child onto a new milestone, and potty training is no exception. In today’s video, I’ll help you identify some signs that your little one is ready to start potty training, and help you determine something equally as important… Whether or not YOU”RE ready! Why wait? Try out my No-Sweat Potty… Continue Reading

The Importance of Consequences

The Importance of Consequences

There comes a point in every child’s development where they start to test their boundaries. Whether it’s around bedtime, food, playing well with others, or dozens of other scenarios where they’re expected to act a certain way, chances are they’re going to take a chance to see what happens if they don’t do what they’re told. The good news is that toddlers, whether they act like it or not, typically want to know what they are and aren’t allowed to… Continue Reading

Should Babies Really “Sleep Through the Night?”

Should Babies Really “Sleep Through the Night?”

It’s a term that we use all the time as the parents of young children. “Sleeping through the night” is viewed as the peak of the mountain when it comes to babies’ sleep, but its meaning is also widely misunderstood. In today’s video, I’ll explain exactly what I mean when I talk about “sleeping through the night” and hopefully clear up the concerns that some parents have about it. If your baby, infant or toddler is having trouble sleeping through… Continue Reading

What Does “Normal” Sleep Look Like?

What Does “Normal” Sleep Look Like?

Considering the fact that we all spend a third of our lives asleep, how we go about it is surprisingly different for every person. However, there are certain “norms” that you can look at to see if you, and more importantly your little one, are sleeping as much as you should be, and what you can do to get to sleep easier and stay asleep for longer. If your baby, infant or toddler is having trouble sleeping through the night,… Continue Reading

Parenting as a Team

Parenting as a Team

If you’re raising a child with a partner, you’re pretty likely to have some differences of opinion about the right way and wrong way to approach the many issues that come along with parenting. How to discipline, breastfeeding or formula, free-range or attachment parenting, and a million other decisions need to be made between the two of you. But it’s important to make those decisions together so that your little one gets a clear set of rules and expectations from… Continue Reading

Tips for Newborns

Tips for Newborns

Newborn babies are typically not going to sleep through the night. Their little tummies usually require at least one or two nighttime feeds up until they reach the 6 month mark. But that doesn’t mean that you can’t start teaching them some great sleep skills, starting tonight! In today’s video, I have some tips to help you set up a schedule, establish an effective bedtime routine, and start your baby off on the right foot to encourage some sensational sleep… Continue Reading

Getting Rid of the Pacifier

Getting Rid of the Pacifier

Pacifiers are a great source of comfort for babies, and an absolute blessing for any parent who has ever found themselves in need of a quick solution to their baby’s fussing. But they can’t stick around forever, and taking them away can be a hard milestone for your little one to accept. In today’s video, I have some tips to help you decide when the time is right to ditch the dummy, as well as some clever strategies for minimizing… Continue Reading

My Toddler Keeps Leaving Her Crib

My Toddler Keeps Leaving Her Crib

Toddlers are surprisingly adept when it comes to climbing, and once they’ve figured out how to climb out of their crib, they tend to get a pretty big kick out of it. It can be a fun game for them, but much less so for you, if they’re leaving their room several times a night when they’re supposed to be sleeping. I’m happy to tell you that there’s a fairly easy solution to this problem that doesn’t involve any crying,… Continue Reading

What if my Toddler is Afraid to Poop?

What if my Toddler is Afraid to Poop?

It sounds like a funny phobia to grownups, but the truth is, using the potty can be a harrowing experience for toddlers. In today’s video, I’ll explain why the experience can be distressing for some young kids, and give you some tips to help them overcome their fear. Why wait? Try out my No-Sweat Potty Training Program and get started today! The sooner you get the process started, the sooner you can bid farewell to diapers and baby wipes, and… Continue Reading

The Best Parenting Advice I Ever Heard

The Best Parenting Advice I Ever Heard

Today, I want to share a very succinct, very simple, and very important bit of parenting advice I got from an unlikely source when my first child was a toddler. Are you tired of butting heads with your little ones? Looking for a better way of resolving conflict with them? I’ve got just the thing! Kids:The Manual is filled with simple, step-by-step solutions to the problems that parents face with their children’s behavior. End the frustration for both you and… Continue Reading

How to Prevent Early Morning Wake Ups

How to Prevent Early Morning Wake Ups

There’s a common line I hear from parents who have completed the Sleep Sense Program when I follow up with them a few weeks after their little one starts sleeping through the night. It goes something like this… “We’re so relieved to finally be getting some sleep again! We still have an issue with him waking up at 5:00 in the morning, but compared to what we were dealing with, we’re not complaining!” And while it’s great that your baby… Continue Reading

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